- Pledges to convert 40 government-owned (SLGA) liquor stores into private stores, add 12 new private liquor stores, and create a less regulated system where retailers can provide consumers with more choice, convenience, and competitive pricing. (1)
- Promises the partial privatization of CT scans. This will be done as a pay for private services system that would exist alongside the public system, similar to the party’s earlier privatization of MRIs. It will also use a “two for one” model, where for every scan provided privately, the clinic providing the scan must provide one scan to a person on the public wait list. (1)
- Has indicated that it will not sell off any major crown corporations without including the proposal as part of its election platform, and has not indicated that it intends to sell any (4)
- Opposes the use of public-private partnerships or P3s and pledges to eliminate the SaskBuilds ministry, which brings together government and the private sector through public private partnerships (P3s) for infrastructure projects, saving at least $62 million in the first term. Infrastructure responsibilities will shift to the Ministry of Highways, which the party views as most cost effective. (2)
- Promises to end privatization and instead focus on improving the province’s existing Crown corporations. This includes modernizing public (SLGA) liquor stores through expanded cold beer options, better hours, selection, and prices, and putting SLGA kiosks in interested grocery stores to sell beer and wine. (2)
- The Liberal Party has no stated promises in their platform related to privatization.
- Proposes replacing Crown corporations with Crown co-operatives through amendments to the Crown Corporations Act. These co-operatives will be owned by the province, but directed as co-operatives, with their boards elected by the members and citizens of the province. Profits will be distributed to Saskatchewanians through yearly dividends. (4)